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  • Carney's Red Art

    04/13/2014 1:28:59 PM PDT · by neverdem · 79 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 13, 2014 | Thomas Lifson
    Now that we know that Presidential spokesman Jay Carney and his wife, ABC correspondent Claire Shipman decorate their house with Soviet art, it is time to take a look at exactly which messages the DC power couple choose to surround themselves and their children with. First, take a look at the photograph provided by the Washingtonian Magazine, and annotated by The Week: Now, let’s focus on the poster on the right...
  • An army of liberal trolls: Elmore warns we mustn't discount 'tidal wave of hate' presented online

    04/10/2014 2:04:06 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | April 9, 2014 | Phil Elmore
    There’s a reason popular culture matters. It’s because it is not what politicians say that changes minds. The opinions of your fellow human beings are formed through their interactions with technology. From the moment you first get your news from Twitter to the hours you while away looking at shared opinions and entertainment on Facebook, from the stories that are carefully selected for your television news to the radio commercials you listen to, from the pop-up “surveys” you see on your monitor to the lyrics in the pop songs you play on Pandora, your default opinions are formed in this...
  • The Rise of the Anti-Tech California Left

    04/09/2014 7:44:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/09/2014 | Ed Driscoll
    “@PzFeed: Smart Car tipping is the new trend in San Francisco. http://t.co/GWqAyoTrLW pic.twitter.com/OnJxnflmI6” @haileyyyb look out— Megan (@m_emps) April 8, 2014 When I moved out to Silicon Valley from New Jersey in 1997, Internet fever was just about to peak (literally so, in the form of the bursting tech bubble that decimated the NASDAQ three years later). Silicon Valley was seen as the next big thing, ushering America into the wonders of the 21st century — and possibly saving the increasing bloated state government of California in the process. Wired magazine, based in San Francisco, was still owned by...
  • Occupy, Union Activists Organizing Homeless Tent Cities in Honolulu?

    04/06/2014 8:09:36 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 23 replies
    Hawaii Free Press ^ | April 6, 2014 | by Andrew Walden
    Homeless Tent Cities have proven a disaster in Seattle, Portland, Sacramento and other mainland cities where they have been tried. Homelessness Industry organizers set up their tents in an area--and the meth-addled denizens generate a crime wave targeting local businesses and residents as they seek out anything they can steal to buy drugs. Exasperated local officials pay the organizers off in order to get them to move into a different jurisdiction where the cycle of crime and shakedown begins again. In Honolulu, unofficial tent cities are now set up in strategic locations designed to pressure the tourism industry, the Chinatown...
  • The Liberal Gulag

    04/06/2014 3:28:48 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 4/6/2014 | Kevin D. Williamson
    The word “liberal” has taken a beating over the last few days: A Mozilla executive was hounded out of his position at the firm he co-founded by a coalition of IRS criminals and left-wing campaigners resolved to punish him for having made a donation to a successful California ballot initiative that defined marriage in traditional terms; Adam Weinstein, whose downwardly mobile credibility has taken him from ABC to Gawker, called for literally imprisoning people with the wrong views about global warming, writing, “Those malcontents must be punished and stopped”; Mr. Weinstein himself was simply forwarding a dumbed-down-enough-for-Gawker version of the...
  • Leftist Activists Bribe Israeli Passersby To Support ‘Peace’

    04/03/2014 11:15:49 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    INN ^ | 4/3/2014, 7:48 PM | Ari Yashar
    If you can’t convince them, bribe them? As the peace talks crumble due to unilateral Palestinian Authority (PA) moves Tuesday breaching the talk conditions, and the US admits it can’t save the situation, one committed leftist group has decided to step in—by directly bribing Israelis to support “peace.” The group, Kol Echad (“One Voice”), announced that on Friday it will send dozens of activists to hand out checks for $1,175 to Israelis. The money for “peace” will apparently be passed out on Tel Aviv’s Nahalat Binyamin pedestrian mall on Friday between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. It is not known...
  • Hevron Arabs Kick Out Leftist Activists near Peace House (Israel)

    04/02/2014 7:09:10 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    INN ^ | 4/2/2014, 1:14 PM | Iddo Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar
    Roughly 20 extreme-left activists and Arab protesters arrived at Hevron in Judea this week, but their plans to spark a confrontation with Jewish residents of the “Peace House” and IDF soldiers were upset, as local Arab residents kicked them out of the city. The activists had arrived with cameras and the flags of the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), hoping to spark clashes with Jews in Peace House, the Hevron building that in early March finally was recognized by the Supreme Court as having been duly purchased by its Jewish owners, after a six-year-long trial and a ten-year-long struggle. To the...
  • WashPo Embarrasses Itself (#1 Lesson in Reporting: Check your Sources!)

    03/21/2014 4:47:31 PM PDT · by absentee · 7 replies
    Politichicks ^ | 03/21/14 | Anita Gunn
    The Left’s obsession with the Koch Brothers is so out of control that the Washington Post, once a respected newspaper, now nothing but a shill for left wing causes, has made itself a laughing stock with its latest article entitled, “The biggest lease holder in Canada’s oil sands isn’t Exxon Mobil or Chevron. It’s the Koch brothers.” [snip] The main point of the Post story, which relied uncritically on a two-page report by the far-left International Forum on Globalization (“IFG”), is dead wrong. The Post story itself acknowledges that the tar sands encompass 35 million acres, so Koch’s 1.1 million...
  • Are there any liberals left?

    03/19/2014 10:52:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 22 replies
    Socialist Worker ^ | 3/20/14 | Lance Selfa
    **SNIP** Reed's message to liberals--especially those who invest their hopes in the Democratic Party--is stark. Since the 1980s, he writes, liberals, activists and social movement organizations (the combination of which Reed labels "the left") have been on the defensive. Instead of determining how to advance a broadly popular and egalitarian vision, this left has narrowed its "social vision" and its time horizon, keying actions to the next election cycle. "Each election now becomes a moment of life-or-death urgency that precludes dissent or even reflection," Reed writes. "For liberals, there is only one option in an election year, and that is...
  • How tiny liberal loon crank groups provide cover and distraction for larger, more dangerous...

    03/16/2014 1:58:22 PM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    WDTPRS ^ | 3/16/2014 | Fr John Zuhlsdorf
    In Religion Dispatches which is associated with USC, Patricia Miller opines.Who is Patricia Miller? She is described on the page: Patricia Miller is the author of Good Catholics: The Battle Over Abortion in the Catholic Church. She has written extensively about the intersection of politics, sex and religion. She was the editor of Conscience magazine, the leading journal of pro-choice Catholic thought, and the editor-in-chief of National Journal’s daily health care briefings. “Leading”?  According to… themselves?So, Patricia Miller is an open, abortion promoter.  There is also a Sr. Patricia Miller, SSND.  I think they may be the same person.  Someone,...
  • Dartmouth College’s radical students threaten “physical action” to get their way

    02/28/2014 8:56:55 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax · 37 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/28/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    A band of Dartmouth College students has sent an extortion letter to the school’s administration. The group, self-described as “concerned Asian, Black, Latino, Native, Undocumented, Queer, and Differently-Abled students,” wants Dartmouth to yield to its demands under threat of “physical action.” The un-named collection of radicals demand a number of steps be taken by Dartmouth to “eradicate systems of oppression as they affect marginalized communities on this campus.” Taken verbatim, their list of demands are as follows: • Racial enrollment quotas for Black and Latino students to “at least 10 percent each” • “Ensure that 47 percent of post-doctoral students...
  • Nasty things are being said about government of, for and by Chavistas.

    02/21/2014 10:43:45 AM PST · by DanMiller · 8 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | February 21, 2014 | Dan Miller
    Most are true, but what difference does that make? The left prefer spin.An article posted on February 20th at Puffington Host, titled In Defense of Venezuela, praises governmental actions against the violent, rich, elitist brats who protest against the benign and wonderful Venezuelan government under el Presidente Maduro. They protest because they hate little people and selfishly want everything for themselves. The U.S. media, echoing the sentiments of the U.S. government, is openly encouraging violent regime change in Venezuela. An emblematic story from yesterday was aired in what is considered a "liberal" media source, National Public Radio (NPR). In short, this piece featured...
  • UAW Loss in Chattanooga a Repudiation of 1930s Unionism

    02/21/2014 5:17:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 21, 2014 | Michael Barone
    It is 611 miles from the United Auto Workers headquarters in Detroit to Volkswagen's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tenn. It's a long day's drive, about 10 hours almost entirely on Interstate 75, but it turned out to be too far for the UAW. Or so one must judge from the results of the unionization election last week in Chattanooga. Volkswagen employees voted 712-626 against certifying the UAW as their bargaining agent. That's not an overwhelming margin. But it's significant. Volkswagen, unlike most employers, didn't oppose the union. It supported it, opening its factory to union organizers but not opponents, announcing...
  • Alliance sees more lack of diversity on bench--Wants broader backgrounds

    02/11/2014 6:33:44 PM PST · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 11, 2014 | Dave Boyer
    Not satisfied with President Obama for appointing record numbers of gay, female and minority judges, liberal groups and labor unions are now pressuring the president to nominate more jurists who have backgrounds working for unions and public-interest organizations. The Alliance for Justice, a coalition of more than 100 liberal groups, is lobbying the White House to “broaden the bench” with more judicial nominees who represent what it calls “professional diversity” — judges who are more likely to be aligned with the coalition’s liberal agenda. “We face a federal bench that has a striking lack of diversity,” Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts...
  • The Angry Left

    02/06/2014 3:27:37 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | February 6, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    The American left has never had it this good with two terms of an uncompromising leftist in the White House dedicated to its agenda, making and unmaking laws at a whim, siccing the IRS and federal prosecutors on his political enemies and transforming the country at a breathtaking pace. Obama is what generations of the left have worked toward. This is the flicker of hope they kept alive throughout the Nixon years, Carter’s collapse and the long stretch of Reaganomics. This is what Bill Clinton robbed them of by gauging his actions against the polls instead of blasting full steam...
  • [Video] SHOCKING: Students Sign Petition to Imprison All Gun Owners in Concentration Camps

    02/04/2014 6:14:16 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 17 replies
    Guns Save Life.net ^ | Feb 3, 2014 | Dan Cannon
    [Video] SHOCKING: Students Sign Petition to Imprison All Gun Owners in Concentration Camps February 3 2014 by Dan Cannon Share This Post Wow. Just wow. This video really makes me lose faith in my generation. Either these people simply don’t care what they are signing or they really agree with imprisoning legal gun owners and repealing the Second Amendment. Either way – not good. In the video, Mark Dice, who is known for his videos where he gets people to sign outrageous fake petitions, showing just how uneducated most people are on the issues, asks students to sign a petition...
  • IRS Sets Sights on Secret Hollywood Conservative Group

    01/23/2014 9:20:40 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 52 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Jan 23, 2014 | Drew MacKenzie
    Newsmax IRS Sets Sights on Secret Hollywood Conservative Group Thursday, January 23, 2014 09:28 AM By: Drew MacKenzie A conservative group in Hollywood, shrouded in secrecy for fear of a backlash from powerful movie industry liberals, is being investigated by the Internal Revenue Service after applying for tax-exempt status. Friends of Abe has attempted to stay under the radar and is fiercely determined to protect the identity of its 1,500 members, The New York Times reports. But now the group has come under the scrutiny of the IRS after the federal agency requested information about its meetings with politicians including...
  • Sowell: Fact-Free Liberals: Part IV

    01/21/2014 9:51:04 AM PST · by jazusamo · 10 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | January 21, 2014 | Thomas Sowell
    One of the things that attracted me to the political left, as a young man, was a belief that leftists were for "the people." Fortunately, I was also very interested in the history of ideas — and years of research in that field repeatedly brought out the inescapable fact that many leading thinkers on the left had only contempt for "the people." That has been true from the 18th century to the present moment. Even more surprising, I discovered over the years that leading thinkers on the opposite side of the ideological spectrum had more respect for ordinary people than...
  • “Palestinian Messengers”: How Christ and Christians Are Used for the Palestinian Cause

    01/21/2014 7:50:06 AM PST · by juliosevero · 1 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    “Palestinian Messengers”: How Christ and Christians Are Used for the Palestinian Cause By Julio Severo Last Christmas, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Jesus was a “Palestinian” messenger. Even though Jesus was never a Palestinian or an advocate of a Palestinian cause, Abbas and his Muslim colleagues want to use Him to “ecumenically” unify Christians and Muslims to secure their cause. Christ has never been a Palestinian messenger, but there has been a number of Christian individuals and groups associating themselves with a Palestinian message. Knowingly or not, they have been used as Palestinian messengers. WCC and Liberation Theology The...
  • Shadowy funders build liberal war chest to unseat governor

    01/05/2014 4:36:34 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    Watchdog.org ^ | 1-2-14 | Tori Richards
    A few wealthy, anonymous donors funded a liberal activist group working on the failed recall of Wisconsin’s governor, Watchdog.org has learned. Nearly 75 percent of the money funneled into the Center for Media and Democracy during 2011 and 2012 came from just a few donors whose names have been redacted from tax forms obtained by Watchdog. CMD has said, “Most of CMD’s supporters are individual donors who give $5 or more a year to help support the Center’s general operations.” Those “operations” included contributing to the unsuccessful but expensive effort by liberals and labor unions to unseat GOP Gov. Scott...
  • Greenfield: A Left-Wing America Stands Alone

    12/29/2013 9:08:50 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 15 replies
    Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, December 29, 2013 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, December 29, 2013 A Left-Wing America Stands Alone Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog American progressives like to think of their country as backward and reactionary compared to Europe. And they have never been more right than now when Europe and the rest of the First World have gone right while America under Obama has been left back. In America Alone, Mark Steyn envisioned the United States as a beleaguered hope in a dying West. Seven years later, American politics are much less healthier than those of the rest of the free world. America does stand...
  • Why there will be war

    12/27/2013 7:54:53 PM PST · by ReformationFan · 48 replies
    Renew America ^ | 12-27-13 | Sylvia Thompson
    As the Left foams at the mouth over Phil Robertson, the Christian man who described Almighty God's take on homosexuality and other gross sins, their fear is becoming more and more apparent. They seem gradually to be realizing that they are a pernicious minority that only thrives because they are bolstered by Obama's morally corrupt federal government; intellectually lightweight media, devoid of principles; and interestingly, a general decency of American people influenced by the nation's Judeo-Christian roots. The masses, however, are becoming increasingly fed up with the Left's imposition of a twisted worldview that does not comport with anything resembling...
  • Cognitive dissonance and the political Left

    11/30/2013 8:53:25 AM PST · by Conservative Beacon · 11 replies
    The Conservative Beacon ^ | November 30, 2013 | Ellis Washington
    30 years ago I used to be a liberal Democrat until I used critical thinking techniques to convert to conservatism during my senior year in college. When I think back why I ever voted Democrat my only logical answer is tradition. My parents always voted for the Democrat Socialist Party (although my maternal grandfather and uncle was named after Theodore Roosevelt, a Republican). I grew up believing without question the racialist propaganda from the NAALCP (National Association for the Advancement of Liberal Colored People), Jesse Jackson, the Congressional Caucasian Caucus (aka Congressional Black Caucus). I even remember watching Walter Cronkite,...
  • Understanding the Enemy

    11/27/2013 2:32:58 PM PST · by LSUfan · 4 replies
    The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | 27 Nov 13 | Stewart Baker
    The latest Snowden leak story is in the Huffington Post. It says that NSA thought about exposing the hypocrisy of Islamic extremist recruiters by revealing their financial greed or predatory sexual habits. I’m quoted in support of considering such tactics, but the backstory of the interview may be more interesting. When one of the authors, Ryan Grim, called me for comment, he said that while Glenn Greenwald was transitioning to his new Omidyar-funded venture he was temporarily publishing his Snowden leaks with HuffPo. So when he asked for my take on the NSA story, pretty much the first words out...
  • The 28th Amendment

    11/26/2013 2:00:20 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    Trayvon's Amendment - Repeal The Second Amendment ^ | November 17, 2013 | Richard Cabeza
    The 28th Amendment, as drafted, will implement a series of common sense gun laws and implement new revenue streams for Americans. The 12 provisions below will work to make America a more safe place by eliminating the obviously failed experiment that is the second amendment. 1.The second amendment of the Constitution of the United States, being no longer necessary to a secure state is hereby nullified. 2.The production and sale of new firearms, being defined as a rifle, pistol, or other gun, will be disallowed until a time in which the number of firearms in circulation is equal to 50%...
  • The 28th Amendment

    11/26/2013 2:00:19 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Trayvon's Amendment - Repeal The Second Amendment ^ | November 17, 2013 | Richard Cabeza
    The 28th Amendment, as drafted, will implement a series of common sense gun laws and implement new revenue streams for Americans. The 12 provisions below will work to make America a more safe place by eliminating the obviously failed experiment that is the second amendment. 1.The second amendment of the Constitution of the United States, being no longer necessary to a secure state is hereby nullified. 2.The production and sale of new firearms, being defined as a rifle, pistol, or other gun, will be disallowed until a time in which the number of firearms in circulation is equal to 50%...
  • What The Know-Nothings Know

    11/18/2013 6:52:05 AM PST · by servo1969 · 6 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | 11-18-2013 | Jeffrey T. Brown
    They know that members of the Tea Party are racist terrorists, though not one has ever been recorded or photographed engaging in either race-motivated diatribes or terrorism. Not ever. We'd know because it would have been on their news channels every day for months. They know that gun ownership causes murder, rather than the malice of the user. They know that how a gun looks makes it both more dangerous and more evil than another that does the same thing. They know that making more people vulnerable makes them safer, especially children in gun-free zones. They know that providing a...
  • "Petition 18" - THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT - 2013 Conference of WNCCUMC (Methodists - NC)

    10/25/2013 8:27:32 AM PDT · by haffast · 7 replies
    The Western NC Conference of the UMC ^ | Submitted By: Mark Denton, Retired Clergy
    PROPOSAL: THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT (Petition 18) Whereas, The God of the Bible revealed through the prophets and incarnated in Jesus seeks wholeness and wellness for all his children; and Whereas, John Wesley advocated personally for the poor, and encouraged early Methodists to advocate for healthcare for the poor; and Whereas, The tradition of Methodism has always sought for justice for the poor; and Whereas, The Affordable Care Act passed by the United States Congress and signed by President Obama will help many, many poor people in the WNC Conference to receive medical care through Medicaid, which is a...
  • Your Government Failed You

    10/22/2013 4:44:03 PM PDT · by Trteamer · 4 replies
    Trteamer | 10-22-13 | Trteamer
    Yesterday, Congress passed a bill to reopen the government and allow the United States to avoid default and pay its bills. This is not an accomplishment, and it's certainly not something to celebrate. Your government failed you, and you deserve better.
  • POLICE INVESTIGATING GRAPHIC, VIOLENT THREATS MADE AGAINST TED CRUZ: ‘GO THE F*** BACK TO CANADA..

    10/19/2013 12:07:40 AM PDT · by onyx · 130 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Oct. 18, 2013 8:29pm | Jason Howerton
    It seems that the rhetoric against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) has gone from hateful to downright graphic and violent. The Capitol Police are investigating online threats made by an individual against the Texas senator, a Cruz spokesperson said Friday.The threatening posts were made on Twitter by someone who identifies himself as Troy Gilmore Jr. and uses the Twitter handle @ArmyVet54. He has also listed Cruz’s home address in Houston several times and argued he needs to be “taught a street wise lesson.”“Take down Ted Cruz, at his home,” the person tweeted, listing Cruz’s home address in Houston.“Lets Find Ted...
  • Al Sharpton, "PoliticsNation" Advertisers Targeted in New Boycott

    10/08/2013 3:58:54 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 24 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | October 8, 2013 | David Freedlander
    A group of conservative activists, tired of what they see as a persistent and little remarked liberal bias in the news media, are set to begin a series of boycotts aimed at advertisers who sponsor what they see as left-wing networks, outlets, and journalists.
  • A Meaningful Piece

    09/12/2013 5:31:06 AM PDT · by wistful · 2 replies
    Crusader Rabbit ^ | 11/11/13 | Darin
    Today at work I was standing once again in front of the same machine I was running on 9/11/01. Went to work that morning late, like everybody else an hour behind the East coast after having witnessed the second plane fly into the towers on live TV and confirming the horrible truth that it wasn’t an accident. That same fall feeling is in the air, just a little warmer than then. The same smells, sounds, the same radio playing, but this time not the news, but the names of the dead being read. I began thinking about how much has...
  • Old 'cheap' Republicans 'raped' America: Video captures award-winning prof's anti-Republican rant

    09/04/2013 2:07:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Campus Reform Blog ^ | September 3, 2013 | Josiah Ryan and Caleb Bonham
    A professor at Michigan State University (MSU) opened the first day of his creative writing class on Thursday by bashing Mitt and Ann Romney and ranting against “old Republicans” who he says “raped” the country, according to a student who made a secret recording of the class. The eight-minute secretly recorded video also reveals Prof. William S. Penn bullying a student who apparently disagreed with his Democratic politics and arguing that Republicans want to prevent "black people" from voting. “If you go to the Republican convention in Florida, you see all of the old Republicans with the dead skin cells...
  • Sex between students and teachers should not be a crime (Actual title)

    08/31/2013 9:06:27 AM PDT · by Qbert · 79 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8/30/2013 | Betsy Karasik (Moonbat)
    [Snip] As protesters decry the leniency of Rambold’s sentence — he will spend 30 days in prison after pleading guilty to raping 14-year-old Cherice Morales, who committed suicide at age 16 — I find myself troubled for the opposite reason. I don’t believe that all sexual conduct between underage students and teachers should necessarily be classified as rape, and I believe that absent extenuating circumstances, consensual sexual activity between teachers and students should not be criminalized.  [Snip] I’ve been a 14-year-old girl, and so have all of my female friends. When it comes to having sex on the brain, teenage...
  • 12 Unspoken Rules For Being A Liberal

    08/31/2013 3:49:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 31, 2013 | John Hawkins
    There may be no official rule book for being a liberal, but that doesn't mean there aren't rules. There are actually quite a few rules liberals go by and the more politically active liberals become, the more rigidly they tend to stick to their own code of behavior. These rules, most of which are unspoken, are passed along culturally on the Left and viciously enforced. Ironically, many liberals could not explain these rules to you and don't even consciously know they're following them. So, by reading this article, not only will you gain a better understanding of liberals, you'll know...
  • A video reminder of what dangerous lunatic Obama supporters are

    08/14/2013 1:37:19 PM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 19 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/14/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Watch as this stereotypical California liberal psychopath rattles on about how those who disagree with Obama should be tried for treason. We HAVE to fight or these people will plunge us into a socialist dictatorship we won’t easily free ourselves from. (3 minutes)
  • Why Liz Cheney Would Drag Wyoming—And The Senate—To The Left

    08/10/2013 3:06:59 PM PDT · by Nervous Tick · 53 replies
    TPM | 7/18/2013 | Brian Beutler
    The way D.C. political operatives are reacting to the news that Liz Cheney is challenging Sen. Mike Enzi in the Wyoming GOP primary, you’d think the Republican Party had another Sharron Angle on their hands — someone so much more conservative and rhetorically unrestrained than the incumbent or establishment candidate that she wins the primary only to lose a winnable general election race by a wide margin.Well, Cheney is famously unrestrained. But that’s about where the similarities end. Wyoming is so deep red that the winner of the GOP primary will sail through the general, no matter who it is....
  • The Left's Successful Disguises

    08/08/2013 8:59:58 AM PDT · by Avoiding_Sulla · 8 replies
    Pascal Fervor ^ | 8/07/13 | Pascal (the derivative)
    Aside from the often ignored coincidence that left and sinister share a common meaning, the very fact that the Left, particularly the moderate sounding Leftists, have long disguised their intentions with pleasant sounding labels should automatically send our native instincts on edge that there has been something sinister going on over there. So let us always be ready to review their history. The Left has a pattern that it consistently follows. They call themselves progressive; but their lust for power makes them regressive. Concentrated power comes at the expense of individual rights. There is no exception.They call themselves liberal; but...
  • Seattle Bans Words 'Citizen' and 'Brown Bag'

    08/02/2013 12:55:36 PM PDT · by drewh · 46 replies
    UK Telegraph ^ | 4:55PM BST 02 Aug 2013 | By Alasdair Baverstock
    A memo which was circulated within local government in Washington state, before being leaked to local TV station KOMO News, advised state workers that they should refrain from using such phrases in official business. According to the memo, the word ‘citizen’ is offensive to those Seattlelites who are residents in the city, but not US citizens. The phrase ‘brown bag’ is offensive for its having been used as a verb during racial segregation in the United States. When deciding whether or not a black person was light-skinned enough to enter a private residence, servants would ‘brown bag’ them: using a...
  • The Tip Of The Iceberg Of The Coming Retirement Crisis That Will Shake America To The Core

    07/25/2013 11:14:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 82 replies
    TEC ^ | 07/25/2013 | Michael Snyder
    The pension nightmare that is at the heart of the horrific financial crisis in Detroit is just the tip of the iceberg of the coming retirement crisis that will shake America to the core. Right now, more than 10,000 Baby Boomers are hitting the age of 65 every single day, and this will continue to happen every single day until the year 2030. As a society, we have made trillions of dollars of financial promises to these Baby Boomers, and there is no way that we are going to be able to keep those promises. The money simply is not...
  • Why The Left Wants Obamacare To Fail

    07/20/2013 7:43:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 20, 2013 | John C. Goodman
    There is stirring on the left. Now that the odds that ObamaCare will crash and burn have ticked up a notch or two, the words "single payer" are being heard more frequently. [For those who have been living under a rock, "single payer" is what we used to call "national health insurance," and before that "socialized medicine" and before that "government-provided health care," by people who today call themselves "progressives" but used to call themselves "liberals" and before that "socialists" in some cases — all in the hope that continual re-labeling will make the ideas actually seem sensible.] Take Dennis...
  • 22 Quotes That Lay Out The Elite’s Agenda

    07/18/2013 1:00:16 PM PDT · by Art in Idaho · 23 replies
    Secrets of the Fed ^ | July 17, 2013 | Mikael Thalen
    1. “In the next century, nations as we know it will be obsolete; all states will recognize a single, global authority. National sovereignty wasn’t such a great idea after all.” Strobe Talbot, President Clinton’s Deputy Secretary of State, as quoted in Time, July 20th, l992. 2. “The American people will never knowingly adopt Socialism. But under the name of “liberalism” they will adopt every fragment of the Socialist program, until one day America will be a Socialist nation, without knowing how it happened.” Norman Thomas, for many years U.S. Socialist Presidential candidate. 3. “Today the path of total dictatorship in...
  • It’s Come To This – The DOJ asking for Tips to Help Prosecute George Zimmerman

    07/16/2013 3:42:23 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 120 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | June 16, 2013 | Sundance
    Full title ~ "It’s Come To This – The Federal Dept. of Justice asking for Tips to Help Prosecute George Zimmerman – DOJ/CRS Sets Up Email National Hotline" This is just unbelievable. This administration WANTS full blown race warfare. There is no other reason for setting up a national hotline for people to email in tips to aid in the prosecution of George Zimmerman. Keep in mind the name on this Orlando Sentinel report. Dept of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Department of Community Relations, TOM PEREZ. The same Tom Perez President Obama nominated for Labor Secretary. (more after article) ORLANDO...
  • Watch as Harry Reid argues with Harry Reid over changing Senate rules

    07/15/2013 1:32:44 PM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 7/15/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Reid versus Reid means Reid wins and America loses. Watch this slippery skunk double talk and be reassured as to the reason Democrats should never be allowed to run our lives.
  • Barack Obama vows to 'change the world' (Oct 2008)

    07/05/2013 7:57:05 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 31 replies
    The UK Telegraph ^ | Oct 17, 2008 | Toby Harnden
    Barack Obama vows to 'change the world' Barack Obama has vowed that he will "change the world" even as he urged his supporters to guard against complacency. By Toby Harnden in Londonderry, New Hampshire 10:04PM BST 17 Oct 2008 The supremely confident demeanour and exalted rhetoric of the Democratic nominee at a New Hampshire event betrayed that he is a man convinced he is poised to make history. "I want you to believe," said the candidate, clad in an open-necked shirt and barn jacket. "Not so much believe just in me but believe in yourselves. Believe in the future. Believe...
  • Thomas Sowell: The Mindset of the Left: Part III

    07/05/2013 5:04:59 AM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 11 replies
    The New American ^ | 05 July 2013 | Thomas Sowell
    The Mindset of the Left: Part III At least as far back as the 18th century, the left has struggled to avoid facing the plain fact of evil -- that some people simply choose to do things that they know to be wrong when they do them. Thomas Sowell | The New American 05 July 2013 The fundamental problem of the political left seems to be that the real world does not fit their preconceptions. Therefore they see the real world as what is wrong, and what needs to be changed, since apparently their preconceptions cannot be wrong. A...
  • Leftists Angry: 69 Jerusalem Homes Approved

    06/26/2013 2:35:41 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 12 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/6/13 | Gil Ronen
    A planning committee on Wednesday granted final approval for the construction of 69 east Jerusalem homes, an official said. Arabs from the Palestinian Authority (PA) said the move demonstrated that Israel was not serious about U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's peace efforts, although an Israeli diplomatic source quickly sought to distance the government from the move. "The municipal committee has today given its final approval for the construction of 69 homes in Har Homa in east Jerusalem," councillor Meir Margalit told AFP. The approval was granted by the planning committee just before Kerry took off for Amman on his...
  • Heavy Weight Anti-Putin Activists Arrested For Organizing Rallies

    06/19/2013 7:36:32 PM PDT · by KMR · 11 replies
    FORBES ^ | July 19, 2013 | Kenneth Rapoza
    Add two more activists to Russian President Vladimir Putin's most wanted: Left Front members Sergei Udaltsov and Leonid Razvozzhayev were charged by federal prosecutors with organizing anti-United Russia parties on May 6, 2012, two months after the election of Putin. They might face 10 years in prison as a result.
  • The News IQ Quiz (Are you smarter than Candy Crowley? How about Alan Colmes? Juan Williams?)

    06/19/2013 4:30:02 AM PDT · by Islander7 · 60 replies
    Pew ^ | 18 JUN 13 | Pew
    Do you know more about the news than the average American? Test your knowledge of prominent people and major events in the news, by taking our short 13-question quiz. Then see how you did in comparison with 1,041 randomly sampled adults asked the same questions in a national survey conducted online Jan. 18-24 by the Pew Research Center. The new survey includes a mixture of multiple-choice questions using photographs, maps and symbols. When you finish, you will be able to compare your News IQ with the average American, as well as with the scores of college graduates and those who...
  • Out of the Mouths of Liberals

    06/09/2013 6:12:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    Ace Of Spades HQ ^ | June 1, 2013
    Happy weekend to one and all. And now for something completely different. Or, not: ---snip--- OK, so the question is, what is the craziest, dumbest, most relentlessly idiotic, jaw-droppingly imbecilic thing ever said to you by a liberal? And I don't mean the usual "Obama is good", "Republicans are mean" LIV talking points, I'm talking about remarks that are just so full of weapons-grade stupid that you're left gasping for air like a gutted fish, completely speechless, and feeling like your head has been filled with Elmer's glue. Just how dumb can they get? Let's see what you've got. And...